Portsmouth's Lauren: Defoe joining Tottenham

Lauren says Jermain Defoe and Glen Johnson will follow Lassana Diarra out of Portsmouth.

Lauren says Jermain Defoe and Glen Johnson will follow Lassana Diarra out of Portsmouth.

Lauren told AS: “The team is dismantling itself and big sides are coming. Diarra is not the only one, Defoe as well is returning to Tottenham, and Glen Johnson is leaving.

“The economic situation is very bad and we are aware of it. Look at the signings they made two years ago: they bought myself, Sol Campbell, Defoe, Pedro Mendes, who has moved to Rangers. Well, the majority of them are going to leave.”

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